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Private equity investors still view Africa as attractive market — Quartz Africa


Global private equity investors remained bullish on their prospects in Africa in 2018, promising to increase their allocations and doubling down on their decade-long plans, a new study shows.

At least 76% of those surveyed planned to increase or maintain their provisions to African private equity over the next three years, while 53% anticipated increasing their allocation to the continent. Of those surveyed, 67% said they would consider investing in a first-time African fund.

Nearly two-thirds of investors also viewed Africa as more attractive for ventures than developed markets over the next ten years. Increased performance and diversification are part of what’s driving this preference, with almost half of the financiers expecting their returns to exceed more than 2.5 times over the next…

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Patient Barriers for Weight Management Among African American WomenCollaborative Center for Health Equity


CCHE would like to share a publication via our colleagues at the Wisconsin Research & Education Network (WREN) ~

The October edition of Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews focuses on Patient Self-Management and includes articles co-authored by WREN and 2012 alumna of our Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI), Dr. Renee Walker of UW-Milwaukee! The articles are the result of an AHRQ-funded study using Boot Camp Translation (BCT) to evaluate a Patient Self-Management Support toolkit.

‘Patient Barriers for Weight Management Among African American Women’ is authored by Owen Bowie, Jennifer Kusch, George L. Morris III, Tracy Flood, Jessica Gill, Renee E. Walker, Ron A. Cisler, and Jennifer T. Fink. Check it out!

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African Development Bank to play bigger role in African economies by investing in infrastructure private equity


The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM).

AIIM is one of Africa’s most experienced infrastructure fund managers. The Fund will focus on acquiring positions of significant influence in roads, airports, rail links, bridges, ports, logistics, power generation, utility distribution, as well as telecommunication assets. AIIF3 boasts an extensive pipeline of bankable or near-bankable infrastructure projects. Having reviewed hundreds of potential investments, AIIM has narrowed down a…

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Vantage-backed companies win prestigious awards from the South African private equity industry association


Vumatel and Tsebo, two companies funded by Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), were recognised as the best medium-size and large-size private equity-backed South African growth champions respectively, at the inaugural South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) 2018 Industry Awards held at Montecasino on Thursday night.

The 2018 SAVCA Industry Awards was the first of its kind hosted by the Association. The awards seek to recognise portfolio companies that have thrived from private equity and venture capital investment. Nine companies were short-listed from a host of nominations in three separate categories (early-stage, medium and large-size). Vumatel was nominated for the award by Vantage Capital, who…

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A Note On Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s (NYSE:RCL) ROE and Debt To Equity – Simply Wall St News


One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will work through how we can use Return On Equity (ROE) to better understand a business.
We’ll use ROE to examine Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL), by way of a worked example.

Royal Caribbean Cruises has a ROE of 15%, based on the last twelve months.
One way to conceptualize this, is that for each $1 of shareholders’ equity it has, the company made $0.15 in profit.



Check out our latest analysis for Royal Caribbean Cruises

How Do You Calculate Return On Equity?

The formula for ROE is:

Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders’ Equity

Or for Royal Caribbean Cruises:

15% = US$1.8b ÷ US$11.9b (Based on the trailing twelve months to September…

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New study on African American student equity gives UVM high marks



A recent study on racial equality is giving UVM high marks when it comes to its African American student population.
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